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Politics

Seven injured in clash between supporters of Boat, Kettle

At least seven people were injured in a clash between the supporters of Awami League-nominated candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi and independent aspirant Md Shahjahan Bhuiyan during the general election in Rupganj of Narayanganj Sunday. Gazi is vying for the Narayanganj-1 constituency with

Sheikh Rehana casts vote at Gulshan Model School centre

Sheikh Rehana, younger daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, cast her vote at Gulshan Model School and College centre on Sunday (January 7) morning in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election. Rehana, also younger sister of Awami League President and Prime

Allegation of vote rigging against Jute Minister Gazi

Rival candidates, including Jatiya Party and independent candidate Shahjahan Bhuiyan, have accused Awami League candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi of vote rigging and attempting to dominate polling centres in Narayanganj-1. Daily Sun reporters observed polling agents with different symbols

Narayanganj-1: Gazi’s APS attempts to capture polling station

Awami League (AL) candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi’s Private Secretary (APS) Emdadul Haque allegedly attempted to capture a polling station in Narayanganj-1. According to locals, voters were panicked when Emdadul entered the polling centre with more than a hundred people. Emdadul

People boycotted those who boycotted election: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday (January 7) said people are boycotting those who boycotted the 12th National Parliamentary Election. He was talking to reporters after casting his vote at Udayan Pre-Cadet Academy Centre at Basurhat municipality in Noakhali around

Will win the election, says Sheikh Hasina after casting vote

Urging the countrymen to vote for “Boat,” Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (January 7) said her party will sweep the general election. She said: “We will win the election, no doubt about it.” The premier said this to reporters

Sheikh Hasina to cast vote at Dhaka City College

Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will cast her vote at Dhaka City College in the capital tomorrow (7) morning. She will cast her vote at the Dhaka City College center in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election at 8am, said PM's Assistant Press Secretary MM

Whip Shamsul’s followers burn AL runner’s election camps

The followers of independent candidate in Chattogram-12 (Patiya) constituency Whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury set two election camps of Awami League contestant Motaherul Islam Chowdhury on fire in Patiya upazila of the district on Thursday night. They also attacked a Swechchhasebak League

Rizvi leads BNP's procession in Dhaka

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi led a procession in the capital this morning on the first day of the 48-hour hartal called by the party protesting the 12th Jatiya Sangsad polls slated to be held tomorrow (January 7). The procession started from Shahbag intersection

BNP's 48-hr countrywide hartal underway 

A 48-hour hartal called by the BNP began across Bangladesh today (January 6) demanding the cancellation of the January 7 general election slated to be held tomorrow. The hartal began at 6:00am and will end at 6:00am on Monday.  BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir

AL meets with OIC election observers on national polls

The ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) today held a meeting with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) election observer team over the 12th Parliamentary election scheduled to be held on January 7. The meeting was held at Dhaka District Awami League office at Tejgaon in Dhaka

People boycott 12th parliamentary elections: Moyeen Khan

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) claimed that the people of Bangladesh have boycotted the upcoming 12th parliamentary election. He said, “Elections are going to be held on January 7 by the will of one person, the result of 12 crore voters has already been determined by the will

AL holds meeting with Commonwealth observer group 

The ruling Awami League held a meeting with the Commonwealth election observer group on Friday (January 5) morning, two days before the 12th parliamentary election. The meeting started around 8:30am at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka, which continued till 11:00am. AL General

Rizvi leads BNP's 'stick procession' in Dhaka

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its affiliates brought out a stick procession in the capital today (January 5) led by the party's Senior Joint Secretary General Advocate Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. They organized marched in the capital's Karwan Bazar area in the morning

BNP announces dawn-to-dusk hartal countrywide for Jan 6, 7

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has announced a nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal for January 6 and 7. Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, senior joint secretary general of the party, announced the program through a virtual press conference on Thursday (January 4). He said that the BNP and

Najibul Bashar Maizbhandari steps down from polls

Bangladesh Tariqat Federation Chairman Syed Najibul Bashar Maizbhandari of Chattogram-2 (Fatikchari) constituency has announced his withdrawal from the electoral race supporting the candidate of ruling Awami League. Najibul Bashar Maizbhandari made the announcement on Thursday (January

BNP's countrywide processions, mass contact tomorrow

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will bring out processions and conduct countrywide mass contact programmes tomorrow (January 5) to garner public support for its campaign to boycott the January 7 parliamentary polls. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced

Rizvi distributes leaflets in city urging to boycott polls

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Advocate Ruhul Kabir Rizvi today (January 4) urged the people to boycott the January 7 general election instead of going to polling centres. He organized a mass campaign in Dhaka in the morning to garner support for a non-cooperation movement ahead of

Reza Kibria resigns from Gono Odhikar Parishad

Gono Odhikar Parishad convener Dr Reza Kibria stepped down from the party post on Wednesday (January 3) night.  Party's acting member secretary Faruk Hasan confirmed the matter.   The party's joint convener, Colonel (Retd) Mia Mosiuzzaman, will serve as the

Whip Shamsul fined for violating electoral rules

Independent candidate and Jatiya Sangsad Whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury was fined Tk 2,500 for obstructing people’s movement in Patiya upazila of Chattogram on Wednesday. He obstructed the people’s movement by holding a street rally in Goboindarkhil area under the upazila